Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Want Some Passion in Your Life?

(Well, that title ought to get me some interesting traffic. Heh.)

In honor of the annual period in Israel known as aharei ha-hagim (after the holidays), here’s a passion flower ...

Passion flower

... and here’s the ripening fruit, next to a bud.

Passion fruit

I would have preferred a passion flower with a bee on it, but I didn’t have time to wait for one to show up. Oh, well.

Israel produces a fine liqueur from the fruit, by the way. Just in case you have a ... well, passion for that sort of thing.

(Oh, all right. I’ll stop now.)

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